Two of the world's major automotive manufacturers plan to reduce the number of platforms for the respective ranges. According to Automotive News Europe, BMW and Mercedes-Benz site soon adopt such a policy in order to lower their costs.
Nowadays automakers are prestaando attention on hybrid vehicles, even large companies like Porsche already has models with this technology, so the president of Toyota, said the sale of these vehicles tends to grow in coming years.
For the first time since 1998, JD Power and Associates reported that the number of problems per 100 vehicles has increased in the United States. The study, with 41 million people, aims to raise defects in cars up to three years.